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Maldives Manta Madness

After traveling exactly half way around the world to the Maldives we waited until the Mantas began to aggregate in Hanifaru Bay, and waited. Then there was a sign of surface activity with multiple players, excitement now filled the air along with smelly wetsuits. It was going off, dozens were in the water coming and going from every direction, monster chaos. Turns out the best shot was from the surface down, like this one. The only thing you had to be careful of was getting biffed by these ginormous creatures, ouch. At the end of the day everybody had their own story to tell and plenty of photos in the bag, so it was time for multiple adult beverages and to dream about what we might see on our next big splash.

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Taken on February 25, 2012